This area of law is what my firm is all about. Injuries cause a multitude of problems. Being in pain, perhaps disabled, if even temporarily, being unable to work, having restless and sleepless nights (which causes irritability the next day), and 101 other things brought on by an injury (all negative), all of these do not leave a victim interested or mentally willing to deal with insurance adjusters. My firm is particularly sensitive to how injuries affect people, and we are plugged in to helping solve problems. First on this list is handling the claims process and insurance adjusters, so the client can concentrate on getting better.
Q. The person who hit me has no insurance coverage. What do I do?
A. Report the accident to your insurance company. Your insurance policy most certainly has what is called “Uninsured Motorist” coverage, which protects you in cases exactly like this. Your premium, by the way, does not and cannot go up because... Continue Reading »
Q. What will I get for my car?
A. You will get the amount of money necessary to repair your car to the condition it was in before the accident. If the car is a “total loss” you would then be offered the amount the car was worth,... Continue Reading »
Q. What happens if I did have a pre-existing injury, and an accident at work aggravated my condition?
A. If a prior medical condition becomes aggravated, accelerated or exacerbated by a work accident, the workers’ compensation insurer is responsible for the increased disability, including medical treatment. Continue Reading »
Q. My employer has a small business and all employees are key. Can I be let go if he has to fill my position because I can’t come back in a timely manner?
A. Yes. The law does not require an employer to hold a job for any length of time. When the time comes and you are able to return, if there is no job available, you are entitled to continuing benefits. Continue Reading »